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Holiday JEDI: Where to Buy from Black-, Native-, and Latinx-Owned businesses

For this year’s (very unusual) Holiday Season we’ve collated a list of Black-, Latinx-, and Indigenous-owned businesses in Austin, Texas, and US-wide online. Please use and share this early holiday gift from Science, Y’all! We recommend you check these out soon to ensure your gift(s) arrive with plenty of time!…

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Field Camp 2020: a photo tour

Field Camp (GEO660) was unique this year due to COVID-19. An enormous amount of planning, precaution, and communication went into making this course happen for the 8 students that needed the class to graduate. To give the Jackson School community a window into the spectacular 3 weeks we spent camping…

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Jackson School Community Compiles Official Inventory of DEI Initiatives

The Jackson School of Geosciences (JSG) is regarded as one of the top geoscience programs in the United States. As a leader in advancing the methods and communication of geoscience, the JSG also strives (and should) to be a leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the larger geoscience…

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#ShutDownSTEM #Strike4BlackLives #BlackLivesMatter Jackson School of Geosciences Edition

Please find a list of abbreviations and glossary terms (italicized through the text) at the end of this post. What was #ShutDownSTEM and why did some participate? On June 10th, 2020 thousands of scientists paused the endless hustle and bustle of research, data collection and analysis, grant writing, and teaching…

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GSEC Virtual Trivia Night!

Since I have written this article, we have been in quarantine for about 2 Months and 3 Days (who’s counting lol…) and MAN do I miss places. I miss restaurants, bars, and my friend’s houses. And in an effort to try to find something to do, GSEC has been coming…

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